Joseph A. Torres

Badge #7652, Hispanic Male
Detective Grade 3 at 109th Precinct Detective Squad since June 2022, active
Also served at Patrol Borough Queens North Public Safety Teams, 104th Precinct, Patrol Borough Brooklyn North Impact Response Team, 70th Precinct
Service started January 2009, made $132,000 last year, Tax #948149


Lawsuit settlements:
$25,000   Domingue, Christopher vs City of New York, et al., 2017 KCSC KCSC 002328/2017
$9,000   Garcia, Ricardo vs City of New York, et al., 2014 BCSC BCSC 300853/2014
$40,000   Hernandez, Efrain vs City of New York, et al., 2014 BCSC BCSC 020712/2014E
$20,000   Vasquez, William vs City of New York, et al., 2013 SDNY SDNY 13CV08340
$10,000   Newman v. City of New York et al, EDNY EDNY 12CV01238
$30,000   Collins et al v. City of New York et al, EDNY EDNY 13CV03534
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Complaints

4 Complaints
6 Allegations
0 Substantiated
2 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
4 Complainant Uncooperative

Complaint #201900756, January 2019
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 37
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative
additional details

Complaint #201809611, November 2018
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 40
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative
additional details

Complaint #201607003, August 2016
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Female, 32
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Female, 32
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Property damaged
Complainant: Black Female, 32
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
additional details

Complaint #201004235, March 2010
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Question
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201900756, January 2019
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 37 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
additional details
Complaint #201809611, November 2018
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 40 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
additional details
Complaint #201607003, August 2016
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Black Female, 32 Complainant Uncooperative
Abuse of Authority: Other Black Female, 32 Complainant Uncooperative
Abuse of Authority: Property damaged Black Female, 32 Complainant Uncooperative
additional details
Complaint #201004235, March 2010
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Question Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Further details on conclusion definitions.


Discipline

Case: 2012-6879
Opened: 4/30/2012
Closed: 2/19/2014
Case Details:
  1. Guilty: Did make an unauthorized radio transmission
  2. Guilty: Was late for roll call
  3. Guilty: Failed to comply with an order
Penalty: Forfeiture of thirteen (13) vacation days


Lawsuits

Named in 9 known lawsuits, $134,000 total settlements.

Lin, Johnny vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 712995/2022, Supreme Court - Queens, July 13, 2023

Alvarez, Calvin vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 702893/2023, Supreme Court - Queens, February 14, 2023

Domingue, Christopher vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 002328/2017, Supreme Court - Kings, August 22, 2017, ended October 8, 2020
$25,000 Settlement

Garcia, Ricardo vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 300853/2014, Supreme Court - Bronx, February 26, 2014, ended February 10, 2015
$9,000 Settlement

Hernandez, Efrain vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 020712/2014E, Supreme Court - Bronx, February 18, 2014, ended October 2, 2017
$40,000 Settlement

Vasquez, William vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV08340, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, December 5, 2013, ended June 24, 2014
$20,000 Settlement
Complaint

Newman v. City of New York et al
Case # 12CV01238, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
$10,000 Settlement
Complaint

Collins et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 13CV03534, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
$30,000 Settlement
Amended Complaint, Stipulation

Walker v. City of New York et al
Case # 14CV00808, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
Dismissed with Prejudice
Amended Complaint and Stipulation